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Perham girls basketball hands out season awards

The Perham girls basketball team dished out their end of season awards at a banquet held last week.

The Yellowjackets finished with an overall record of 18-6.

Perham started the season with nine consecutive victories. Their 11-3 Heart O' Lakes Conference record was good for second place behind Hawley at 13-1.

Crosby-Ironton upset the Yellowjackets in the opening round of Section 8AA playoff action 46-42.

Perham loses five seniors to graduation: Kelli Meehl, Steph Miller, Ashley Lehman, Kaylan Huber and Lauren Guck.

Four juniors who acquired a lot of game experience this season will return to lead next year's team, including, Becky Stoll, Lexy Karvonen, Suzanne Coleman and team leader Katrina Moenkedick.

Academic All-State- Kaylan Huber, Kelli Meehl.

All-State Honorable Mention (both AP and MGBCA)- Katrina Moenkedick.

Statistical Categories:

Rebounds Leader - Katrina Moenkedick - 145 Rebounds, 6.3 rpg.

Assists Leader - Steph Miller - 122 Assists, 5.1 apg.

Steals Leader - Steph Miller - 89 Steals, 3.7 spg.

Field Goal Percentage Leader - Katrina Moenkedick - 47 percent.

3 Pt Field Goal Percentage Leader - Steph Miller - 38.1 percent.

Free Throw Percentage Leader - Steph Miller - 82.8 percent.

All-Conference Honorable Mention- Kaylan Huber.

All-Conference- Becky Stoll, Steph Miller.

Heart O' Lakes MVP- Katrina Moenkedick (shared with Alli Sannes from Hawley).

Hustle Award- Steph Miller.

Most Improved- Ashley Lehman, Suzanne Coleman.

Offensive Player of the Year- Katrina Moenkedick.

Defensive Player of the Year- Steph Miller.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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